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Editorial: Economic growth, sustainable policies not incompatible

Editorial: Economic growth, sustainable policies not incompatible

April 14, 2016

In March, Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich said something not often heard from Republican politicians or voters. During a debate, he said, “I do believe we contribute to climate change.”...

Elliot: No clue, like the flu

Elliot: No clue, like the flu

April 12, 2016

Beau Elliot [email protected] In Burma, now Myanmar, apparently the army representatives in its equivalent of Congress walked out after a vote didn’t go their way because, as a representative...

Elliot: Hell, & us, & a handbasket

Elliot: Hell, & us, & a handbasket

March 28, 2016

Beau Elliot [email protected] So the world is going to hell in a handbasket, and the only thing we can do is figure out is whether Donald Trump is right (China has devalued the yuan in order to...

Elliot: Outskirts of nowhere

Elliot: Outskirts of nowhere

February 16, 2016

Beau Elliot [email protected] Hello, Republicans. What do you have to say about … What the? Hmm. Voicemail again. And I was going to ask them if they thought it’s odd that an Iowa Republican...

Cruz snags victory in Iowa caucuses

Cruz snags victory in Iowa caucuses

Quentin Misiag, [email protected] February 2, 2016

WEST DES MOINES — A unique self-funded presidential campaign based on outspoken principles and heavy media coverage was not enough to crown Donald Trump the winner of the 2016 Republican caucuses Monday,...

GOP voting numbers smash record

GOP voting numbers smash record

Mitch McAndrew, [email protected] February 2, 2016

DES MOINES — Iowans showed up to caucus Tuesday night in unprecedented numbers. The GOP saw more than 180,000 voters headed to precincts across the state, shattering the previous record of 121,354...

College Republicans energized

College Republicans energized

Tom Ackerman, [email protected] February 2, 2016

With a bang, Republicans have made their mark in Iowa. College Republicans throughout the state will try to garner support for GOP caucus winner Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Until last night, the students...

Tonights the night: Who to follow

Tonight’s the night: Who to follow

February 1, 2016

It's Feb. 1, and everyone in Iowa knows what that means. The Daily Iowan has reporters stationed throughout Johnson County and Des Moines covering tonight's caucuses. Here's who to follow to stay updated...

Iowa Republicans: No split here

Iowa Republicans: No split here

January 21, 2016

Nationally, the Republican Party is in a state of flux and facing an identity crisis with numerous blocs splintering off. But in Iowa, Republicans aren’t worried about the influential group separating. By...

Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Lincoln Dinner in Des Moines on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Trump spoke critically about American business and commented on how nothing is made here anymore.

Little do-dads of life here

December 1, 2015

Beau Elliot [email protected] Just when you thought Democrats and Republicans were pretty much like Unionists and Confederates (which is not that far off the mark, geographically), reality slaps...

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